Here are events scheduled Saturday, Oct. 31, to Friday, Nov. 6.
If you don't have little ones to dress up for Halloween, enjoy a cooking demonstration (and tasting!) with chef Isabelle Saturday, Oct. 31, at 2 p.m. at Allendale Branch Library featuring dishes from various regions in France, including beef bourguignon, pommes de terre au gratin and ratatouille.
Dress in your best costume reflecting this year's Heroes and Villains theme and come to the Fall Festival at Victory Park Saturday, Oct. 31, from 5 to 8:30 p.m. for safe, fun activities for all ages, including live entertainment, games, face painting, arts and crafts, doggie zone and agility course, pony rides provided by Tom Sawyer Camp and more. Costume contests begin at 7 p.m. for children, teens, adults, family groups and even dogs! Admission is free; tickets will be sold for certain special rides and attractions, including a train ride around the park.
Face painting, hands-on craft activities, traditional altar installations, homemade paletas, Aztec fire dancers and more will lend to the excitement of the Day of the Dead Fiesta Sunday, Nov. 1, from 1 to 4 p.m. at Mercantile Place (the alley between Fair Oaks and Raymond just south of Colorado Boulevard).
Daddy Long Legs (1955, NR) starring Leslie Caron and Fred Astaire will be shown on the big screen Wednesday, Nov. 4, at 1 p.m. in the Donald R. Wright Auditorium at Central Library. On a trip to France, an American millionaire is enchanted with an 18-year-old orphan and finances the girl's education on the proviso that his identity will never be revealed to her. But then...
Enjoy Ingmar Bergman's classic film version of Mozart's charming opera The Magic Flute (1975, G) starring
SAVE THE DATE!
Join a two-mile walk around the Devil's Gate Dam Sunday, Nov. 8, at 9 a.m. to learn about what the future has in store.
Photo credits: Saveur the Moment, UC Davis, City of Pasadena, KCET, Kidspace Children's Museum, IMDB, Norton Simon Museum, NASA, Arroyo Seco Foundation.